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New York, Dec 11 (JEN): United Nations agencies are scaling up efforts to assist the scores of civilians uprooted by the surging violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), reported to number over 100,000 in the capital alone, bringing the total number of those displaced since the conflict began a year ago to over half a million. more
UN raises emergency aid appeal for Philippines

New York, Nov 23 (JEN): The United Nations Friday increased its appeal for Philippines typhoon relief by nearly 16 per cent to USD 348 million with a further rise likely as aid organization ...

Philippines: UN urges long-term aid for typhoon victims

New York, Nov 22 (JEN): As food aid reached nearly 2.7 million survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the central Philippines earlier this month, the top United Nations emergency reli ...

UN ramps up aid for Typhoon-hit Philippines

New York, Nov 20 (JEN): The United Nations is ramping up relief operations in the Philippines as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned a climate conference Tuesday that the deadly devastat ...

Philippines: Aid workers concerned about logistical challenges

New York, Nov 14 (JEN): As the United Nations and other organizations scale up the massive relief operation under way in the typhoon-battered Philippines, the UN humanitarian chief is meeti ...

Ban pledges UN support for Chad, wider region

New York, Nov 9 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has wrapped up his visit to the Sahel with a final stop in Chad, where he discussed with senior Government officials the ...

UN prepares aid as typhoon Haiyan hits Philippines

New York, Nov 9 (JEN): The United Nations and its partners are supporting the Government of the Philippines in assessing the damage caused by super typhoon Haiyan, which made landfall this ...

Benin: UN to help flood-hit farm communities rebound

New York, Nov 6 (JEN): The United Nations Tuesday launched an emergency response programme to support farmers in northern Benin who lost crops, livestock and fishing grounds when the region ...

CAR: UN calls for funds to ramp up food aid

New York, Nov 2 (JEN): Concerned by the rising food insecurity in the Central African Republic, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Friday said that it plans to boost its humanita ...

UN South-South forum wraps up with pledge for development

New York, Nov 2 (JEN): More than USD 450 million was pledged between investors, green businesses, Governments and other parties at the United Nations-organized Global South-South Developmen ...